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NFL Network

NFL Network (occasionally abbreviated on-air as NFLN) is an American sports-oriented cable and satellite television network that is owned by the National Football League (NFL) and is part of NFL Media, which also includes NFL.com, NFL Films, NFL Mobile, NFL Now and NFL RedZone. Dedicated to American football, the network features game telecasts from the NFL, as well as NFL-related content including analysis programs, specials and documentaries. The network is headquartered in the Los Angeles ...
2009–10 Biathlon World Cup – Pursuit Men

2009–10 Biathlon World Cup – Pursuit Men

Overall | Individual | Sprint | Pursuit | Mass start | RelayOverall | Individual | Sprint | Pursuit | Mass start | RelayÖstersund | Hochfilzen | Pokljuka | Oberhof | RuhpoldingAntholz | Kontiolahti | Oslo | Khanty-MansiyskWinter OlympicsWorld ChampionshipsThe 2009–10 Biathlon World Cup – Pursuit Men will start at Saturday December 13, 2009 in Hochfilzen and will finish Saturday March 20, 2010 in Oslo. Defending titlist is Ole Einar Bjørndalen of Norway.This is a pursuit competition. The biath...
Baseball at the Pan American Games

Baseball at the Pan American Games

The baseball tournament at the Pan American Games has long been considered to be one of the premier international baseball events in the world, even higher than the Olympic Games. This is because the level of competition is higher than in the Olympics, where only two teams from the Americas traditionally were permitted to qualify. Cuba has dominated the tournament since its inception. In 2013 a women's tournament was added to the program. A total of seven men and five women's teams will compe...
Sapta Puri

Sapta Puri

The Sapta Puri are seven holy pilgrimage centres in India. The tirthas (pilgrimage centres) are: Ayodhya, Mathura, Haridwar, Varanasi, Kanchipuram, Ujjain and Dwarka.The Sapta Puri are places of birth of religious and spiritual masters, places where Gods have descended as avatars (incarnations) such as Ayodhya where Rama was born, and places considered as Nitya tirthas, naturally endowed, with spiritual powers since ages such as Varanasi and Haridwar. Kanchipuram is known for its Kamakshi Amm...

2010–11 NCAA Division I women's ice hockey season

The 2010–11 NCAA Division I women's ice hockey season began in October, ending with the 2011 NCAA Division I Women's Ice Hockey Tournament's championship game in March, 2011. The Frozen Four was hosted by Mercyhurst College at Louis J. Tullio Arena in Erie, Pennsylvania.ExhibitionCIS ExhibitionDateNCAA schoolOpponentScoreNCAA goal scorersSept. 24ProvidenceMcGill3-1Sept. 24Boston CollegeWindsor3–0, BCAshley Motherwell, Danielle Doherty, Mary RestucciaSept. 25Boston UniversityWindsor4–1, BUJill...
Port of San Francisco

Port of San Francisco

The Port of San Francisco is a semi-independent organization run by a five-member commission, appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Board of Supervisors. The Port is responsible for managing the larger waterfront area that extends from the anchorage of the Golden Gate Bridge, along the Marina district, all the way around the north and east shores of the city of San Francisco including Fisherman's Wharf and the Embarcadero, and southward to the city line just beyond Candlestick Point. In ...
Peter Manfredo, Jr.

Peter Manfredo, Jr.

Peter Manfredo, Jr. (born November 26, 1980) is an American professional boxer and former IBO middleweight champion. He has challenged twice for upper-level world titles, at middleweight and super middleweight, as well as having won the NABO, IBU and European Boxing Association (EBA) light middleweight titles.The son of Peter Manfredo Sr., a former professional boxer and world kickboxing champion who holds a third degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do, Manfredo Jr. grew up watching his father trai...
Roborovski hamster

Roborovski hamster

Roborovski hamsters (Phodopus roborovskii; formerly Cricetulus bedfordiae) also known as desert hamsters or Robos are the smallest of three species of hamster in the genus Phodopus, averaging under 2 centimetres (0.8 in) at birth and 4.5–5 centimetres (1.8–2.0 in) and 20–25 grams (0.71–0.88 oz) during adulthood. Distinguishing characteristics of the Roborovskis are eyebrow-like white spots and the lack of any dorsal stripe (found on the other members of the Phodopus genus). The...
Uzbekistan at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics

Uzbekistan at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics

Uzbekistan competed in the 2010 Youth Summer Olympics in Singapore.Nurbek Hakkulov was disqualified after testing positive for a banned substance. He was stripped of his silver medal.
List of UK top 10 singles in 1991

List of UK top 10 singles in 1991

The UK Singles Chart is a music chart compiled by the Official Charts Company that calculates the best-selling singles of the week in the United Kingdom. Before 2004 the chart was based purely on the sales of physical singles, with airplay figures and digital downloads excluded from the official chart. This list shows singles that peaked in the Top 10 of the UK Singles Chart during 1991, as well as songs that peaked in 1990 and 1992 but were in the top 10 in 1991. The entry date is when the s...
2011 Cricket World Cup Group B

2011 Cricket World Cup Group B

Play in Group B of the 2011 Cricket World Cup took place from 19 February to 20 March 2011. The group consisted of hosts India and Bangladesh, along with England, Ireland, Netherlands, West Indies and South Africa. The top four teams advanced to the quarter-finals.India has won the cup.the openers Sehwag and Sachin are real heroes.Sehwag Slammed one century,two half centuries and a ing scores . Sachin slammed two centuries.The World Cup opened with a match between co-hosts Bangladesh and Indi...
Football at the 1991 Island Games

Football at the 1991 Island Games

The 1991 Island Games in Åland was the 2nd edition in which a men's football (soccer) tournament was played at the multi-games competition. It was contested by 8 teams.The Faroe Islands won the tournament for the second time. Faroe Islands v  Shetland Jersey v  Greenland Faroe Islands v  Greenland Jersey v  Shetland Faroe Islands v  Jersey Shetland v  Greenland Ynys Môn v  Guernsey Åland Islands v  Isle of Wight&#...

You Bet!

You Bet! is a British game show based around the format of the German show Wetten, dass..? developed by Frank Elstner. You Bet! ran on ITV, mostly on Saturday nights but sometimes on Fridays, between 20 February 1988 and 12 April 1997, initially hosted by Bruce Forsyth from 1988 to 1990, then by Matthew Kelly from 1991 to 1995 and finally by Darren Day from 1996 to 1997. It was replaced the following year by Don't Try This At Home!, which emulated the challenges of You Bet!, but were consider...
Majorca rail network

Majorca rail network

The Majorca rail network consists of three separate electrified lines, which radiate north and east from Palma de Mallorca, the major city on the Spanish island of Majorca.Services on the main line and metro both originate/terminate at the Estació Intermodal/Plaça d'Espanya station (Palma Intermodal Station), which opened in 2007. This vast subterranean terminus is also served by the islands extensive inter-urban bus network.Services on the tourist railway from Sóller terminate at the adjacen...
List of Old Alleynians

List of Old Alleynians

The following is a list of notable Old Alleynians, former pupils of Dulwich College, in south London, England.Years of birth and death (when listed) are given in full. Years at the college are given last, using two digits if unambiguous. All entries are placed in alphabetical order by surname, paying particular attention to any double-barrelled surnames, in which the letters of the first surname take priority.Note that the award made to Herbert John Leslie Barefoot (detailed above under 'Mili...
Kingdom of England

Kingdom of England

The Kingdom of England /ˈɪŋɡlənd/ was a sovereign state on the island of Great Britain from the 10th century—when it emerged from various Anglo-Saxon kingdoms—until 1707, when it united with Scotland to form the Kingdom of Great Britain.In the early 11th century the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, united by Æthelstan (r. 927–939), became part of the North Sea Empire of Cnut the Great, a personal union between England, Denmark and Norway. The Norman conquest of England in 1066 led to the transfer of the...
Grünewald, Germany

Grünewald, Germany

Grünewald is a municipality in the Oberspreewald-Lausitz district, in southern Brandenburg, Germany.Detailed data sources are to be found in the Wikimedia Commons.
List of countries in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest

List of countries in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest

The Junior Eurovision Song Contest is a contest held annually for children aged between 9 and 14 (8 and 15 between 2003 and 2006; 10 and 15 between 2007 and 2015). The contest is held by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and was based on the Eurovision Song Contest, which takes place annually since 1956. Only members of the EBU may take part in the contest. 37 countries have taken part between 2003 and 2015.Participation in the contest tends to change dramatically each year. The original ...
History of Barnsley F.C.

History of Barnsley F.C.

This article is about the history of Barnsley Football Club. For more information on current events see the main Barnsley pageThe football club 'Barnsley St. Peters' were formed in 1887, named after the church of the Reverend Tiverton Preedy, who founded the club in what had previously been a rugby-focused area. They began playing at their home Oakwell within a year, competing in the Sheffield and District League from 1890 and then in the Midland League from 1895. In 1897 the club was renamed...
Multiracial

Multiracial

Multiracial is defined as made up of or relating to people of many races. Many terms exist for people of various multiracial backgrounds. While some of the terms used in the past are considered insulting and offensive, there are many socially acceptable modern terms that multiracial people identify with. These include mixed-race, biracial, multiracial, métis, mestizo, pardo and mixed.Individuals of multiracial backgrounds make up a significant portion of the population in many parts of the wo...
Homosexuality and religion

Homosexuality and religion

The relationship between religion and homosexuality has varied greatly across time and place, within and between different religions and denominations, and regarding different forms of homosexuality and bisexuality. Present day doctrines of the world's major religions vary vastly generally and by denomination on attitudes toward these sexual orientations.Among those denominations that generally are negative towards these orientations, there are many different types of actions they may take: t...
2007 Canadian Grand Prix

2007 Canadian Grand Prix

The 2007 Canadian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on June 10, 2007, at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, Canada. It was the sixth race of the 2007 Formula One season. The race was won by Lewis Hamilton, starting from pole position, in his first season in the top formula. It was Hamilton's first win in Formula One and the first Formula One race won by a black driver. Nick Heidfeld finished second and Alexander Wurz was third, making it the first Grand Prix of the 2007 season ...
2015 Ginetta Junior Championship season

2015 Ginetta Junior Championship season

The 2015 KICK Start Energy Ginetta Junior Championship is a multi-event, one make motor racing championship held across England and Scotland. The championship features a mix of professional motor racing teams and privately funded drivers, aged between 14 and 17, competing in Ginetta G40s that conformed to the technical regulations for the championship. It forms part of the extensive program of support categories built up around the BTCC centrepiece. It is the ninth Ginetta Junior Championship...
RAF Northolt

RAF Northolt

RAF Northolt (IATA: NHT, ICAO: EGWU) is a Royal Air Force station in South Ruislip, 2 nautical miles (3.7 km; 2.3 mi) from Uxbridge in the London Borough of Hillingdon, west London. Approximately 6 mi (10 km) north of London Heathrow Airport, the station also handles a large number of private civil flights. Northolt has one runway in operation, spanning 1,687 m × 46 m (5,535 ft × 151 ft), with a grooved asphalt surface.Northolt pre-dates ...
Isle of Man Railway stations

Isle of Man Railway stations

This article details each of the lines operated by the Isle of Man Railway, including the original line to Peel in the west, opened in 1873, followed by the Port Erin line the following year (which is still fully operational today), as well as the Manx Northern Railway's line between St John's and Ramsey and the Foxdale Railway's line between St John's and Foxdale (the latter two of which were independent companies bought out in 1905 by the Isle Of Man Railway Company.The line to Port Erin wa...

Noam Chomsky bibliography and filmography

This is a list of writings published by the American author Noam Chomsky.See a full bibliography on Chomsky's MIT homepage.Some of the books are available for viewing online.
Phonsavan

Phonsavan

Coordinates: 19°28′N 103°11′E / 19.46°N 103.18°E / 19.46; 103.18Phonsavan (Lao: ໂພນສະຫວັນ) (population 37,507) is the capital of Xiangkhoang Province. The name stands for "hills of paradise".Phonsavan is the provincial capital of Xiangkhouang Province. The countryside is dominated by green hills and pine forests. Villages consist of colourful wooden houses. Cattle raising is one of the main agricultural activities and Hmong cowboys with brown and violet cowboy hats are a common sight. Duri...
Carole King

Carole King

Carole King (born February 9, 1942) is an American composer and singer-songwriter.King's career began in the 1960s when she, along with her then husband Gerry Goffin, wrote more than two dozen chart hits for numerous artists, many of which have become standards. She has continued writing for other artists since then. King's success as a performer in her own right did not come until the 1970s, when she sang her own songs, accompanying herself on the piano, in a series of albums and concerts. A...

List of Alberta by-elections

The list of Alberta by-elections includes every by-election held in the Canadian province of Alberta. By-elections occur whenever there is a vacancy in the Legislative Assembly, although an imminent general election may allow the vacancy to remain until the dissolution of parliament. Until 1926 incumbent members were required to recontest their seats upon being appointed to Cabinet. These Ministerial by-elections were almost always uncontested.no by-elections† Won by acclamation*Patterson was...

1996 Orange Bowl (December)

The 63rd Orange Bowl, also known as the 1996 Orange Bowl, was a 1996–1997 Bowl Alliance game played on December 31, 1996 between the Nebraska Cornhuskers and the Virginia Tech Hokies. Virginia Tech, champions of the Big East Conference, came into the game with a 10–1 record and #10 AP ranking, whereas Nebraska, members of the Big 12 Conference, came into the game with a 10–2 and No. 6 ranking. In a high-scoring affair, Nebraska defeated Virginia Tech, 41–21.Due to Bowl Alliance (predecessor t...
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